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. california emergency management agency is encouraging us tv emergency kit stocked with things lick battery operated radio and flashlight with extra battery. 3 day supply of food and water for every member of the family and manual can opener. guidelines for stocking emergency kit and developing plan for your family in an emergency are posted on our web site. check it out when you can. good important information there. >> as we continue, water war in the central valley. >> there's enough water for everybody but not for everybody greed. >>reporter: coming up next. historic step to restoring the san joaquin river. 7 news at 9 [ male announcer ] this december, remember -- what starts with adding a friend... ♪ ♪ ...could end with adding a close friend. ♪ the lexus december to remember sales event is on, offering some of our best values of the year. this is the pursuit of perfection. u-verse high speed internet. you know, in my day you couldn't just start streaming six ways to sunday. you'd get knocked off. and sometimes, it took a minute to download a song. that's sixty seconds, for cr
of business. it's happening in menlo park. we have a crew on the way. >>> now, to california's controversial contribution to the fight against climate change. businesses that can't meet the state's new cap on pollution can trade with those that can. the goal is to reduce global warming but the cap and trade program could translate big money to cash strapped california. nannette miranda has more from sacramento. >> reporter: in an e-mail like auction, california took bids for credits for industrial facilities like oil refineries. under the legislation, the credits from the cap and trade program allow businesses to emit a certain amount of greenhouse gases. it starts at $10 per metric ton. new approach aims to stabilize if not reduce the effects of global warming. >> we think today salmon utility al step forward for california and really a beacon of hope for the rest of the nation. >> the number of pollution credits could get more expensive as allowances become scarce. the goal is to have the same level of greenhouse gases at 2020. companies are forced to buy more credits. either way it costs
regulators have suspended j p morgan from trading electricity in california. federal energy regulatory commission says j p morgan gave false information or in some case no, sir information at all to cal independent system operator. this is very rare punishment. sixth month suspension starts in april. >> mean time research made public at hearing in san francisco today offers evidence that confidential refinery were producing gasoline at times when they claimed they weren't. look what happened to the price? this graft charts average gas price ins san francisco oakland san jose over the past 6 mont months. the big spike near the end is where they rose to record highs. 7 news reporter heather has the story. >> california energy commission says 2012 has been a record year for the number and severity of gasoline price spike. today state senator leno went searching for answers why. to ask if the state can do more to protect consumers. it is certainly not the first hearing of its kind but first time we have heard this. >> we seem to have some information from the air quality district that
drunk drivers out there on california roads. fichlt it's becoming a bigger problem than it ever had been before. >> it's been suspected for awhile but never quantified just for california until now. new office of traffic safety survey of nip city during friday and saturday night recently concluded more californians are driving unthe influence of drugs than alcoho alcohol. more than double at 14 percent. >> nearly half had marijuana. that was the drug. sometimes it was marijuana plus other drugs or marijuana plus alcoho alcohol. >>reporter: beside illegal drugs the study also found people had prescription and over the counter drugs which can impair driving. the sleep aid linked to some hige accident, ambien. >> he hit it twice pursuing him right now. >>reporter: lo level of the drug found in the bloodstream of former u.s. commerce secretary after string of collision ins southern california this summer. few week later kerry kennedy daughter of robert f crashed north of new york city with generic forum byen in her bloo blood. the report conclusion that drug driving probably happens
only symbolic. west land hallmark meat is bankrupt and shut down. >> california high speed rail project will continue as scheduled. june turned down an attempt by farmers to stop the project in the central valley. that's where the first segment is scheduled to break ground next summer. however capitol correspondent annette explains the legal fight here is still far from over. >>reporter: future of california controversial 800 mile, 68 billion dollar high speed rail project hinges on the outcome of lawsuit filed by farmer water district and other opposing interests in the central valley. that's where the first segment is scheduled to brick ground next summer. >> they are not following their own guidelines and doing this project. they are to use existing corridor. they are not. supposed to minimace impact to farm land they are not. they are to listen to the people they did not. >>reporter: plaintiffs are asking for 6 month preliminary injunction essentially halting the work so they can proof california failed to conduct thorough variabilityal reviews. if they had they say
lines, news tonight about the threat that make those checks so critical. 4 men from southern california are under arrest charged with plot to go join al qaeda and kill americans. as pierre thomas explains the men are following a dead terrorist still so powerful he's inspiring a new wave of jiha jihadist from the grave. >>reporter: an war was the world most wanted man. public enemy no. 1. encouraging radical to attack america in the on line preaching. u.s. killed him in the drone strike in september 2011 but today we learn he's still helping to recruit terrorists from the grave. overnight the fbi announced charges against 4 california men accused of plotting to good to afghanistan to bomb and kill u.s. soldier soldiers. they were disciple of an war. extensive amount of their admiration for him and quite frankly idealizing him. >>reporter: alleged ring leader of the group was a former member of the u.s. air force. fbi claims the alleged terror cell had conducted training including going to shooting range and even bought tickets to travel to afghanistan through mexico. >> this
-based -- airline since june >> right now a hearing underway looking into the connection between california's oil refineries and sudden spike in gas prices. new research shows refineries continued to produce gasoline during periods we the public was told otherwise. the information comes from mccullough research which combed through found thousands of pages of documents. transportation reporter heather ishimaru will have a full report tonight. >>> breaking news on the bp oil spill an executive has been indicted on charges he lied to authorities about the amount of oil leaking from the spill. the oil giant has agreed to pay 4 1/2 billion dollars in a landmark settle for causing the biggest spill in united states history terms of that deal released this morning in addition, bp agreed to plead guilty to 11 fell misconduct charges for the deaths of the men who died. the settlement is said to be paid over five years. >>> still ahead, he admitted the affair. former cia director petraeus is denying another aspect of his sex scandal as big names rush to defend general john allen's reputation. >>> new fear
california nurses association says nurses are striking at eight hospitals operated by sutter health, and two san jose hospitals operated by hospital corporation of america they are holding rallies and picketing, over staffing levels, sick leave and other issues. here's a map of the hospitals affected: medical centers in oakland, berkeley, castro valley, san leandro, antioch, novato, vallejo and san jose. >>> santa clara county supervisors reviewing the way officials use government credit cards after accusations of lavish spending. one is being investigated by the county district attorney. since 2009 he has spent more than $36,000 in taxpayer funds, more than 180 restaurant meals, flight upgrades to first class and payments at fancy las vegas establishments. he declared personal bankruptcy in march 2011. >>> when it comes to public nudity san francisco may decide today it is too much to bear, sorry about that. the board is scheduled to vote in afternoon on an ordinance to ban nudity in most public places for anyone five or older. supporters say public nudity has gotten out of hand. critics sa
. >> my daughter, her husband and four children live in california danville and they are going to be meeting us there so we've got a big party. >> reporter: seattle resident carmen on her way to sacramento. >> i'm thankful to be with my husband, family and friends one of my favorite holidays. >> reporter: what is thanksgiving dinner going to be like at your house? >> i don't know, we didn't have it. [ laughing ] >> reporter: well they haven't had it yet so i guess he made a good point this day used to be the busiest travel day of the year now it is third place in thanksgiving travel behind last friday and the biggest travel day of the thanksgiving week this coming sunday when everybody comes home. terry mcsweeney, abc7 news. >>> oakland man has died after falling to his death. next, what authorities say he was doing before the accident. >>> new information just into the newsroom about the future [ female announcer ] this is a special message from at&t. [ male announcer ] it's no secret that the price of things just keeps going up. [ female announcer ] but we have some good news
home to rancho palace -- palos-verdes in southern california. we heard he took it off and covered it with a coat. >> it had a toggle switch, a series of fuses, series of wires protruding from it, a circuit board. >> reporter: alameda county sheriff sergeant jd nelson said even though mcgann was not in possession of the explosives, the bomb squad determined he had what is needed to make a timing device for a bomb. police say his boots were two sizes too big and stuffed with layers of in soles like shoe bomber richard reid. >> they had what appeared to be a homemade cavity in there. >> an area where something could be statuted. stashed. his shirt was military style and tier gnaw kit -- turn kit in the sleeve. it can stop the bleeding if your arm is injury. and there is always the concern that this could have been a dry run. in the newsroom, ama date, abc7 news. >> thank you. let's go overseas. a massive blast rocked gaza city as israel and hamas edge closer to the brink of war. it struck the police headquarterses and it was more than 180 strikes in the past few hours. the battle beg
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